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Roofing Tips for the Fall

Before heavy winter ice and snow kick in, it is important that you are assured of the shape of your roof. Doing some maintenance work during the fall is a great way to keep it in top condition over the winter. Here are some helpful tips for you: Clean your gutters to allow water to

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Winter Came Early! Be Prepared

Winter in Saskatchewan is often unpredictable, bringing a blanket of snow one day and a sheet of rain the next. This variability can cause unique challenges for roofs and the homeowners looking after them.   Keep reading to learn the five problems you need to watch for this winter:   Leaks around Flashing Flashings –

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Winter is Coming. Is Your Roof Ready?

The short summer season is rapidly coming to a close, and before we know it winter storms will be hitting most of Saskatchewan. Now is the time to prepare your home for the upcoming winter season. One of the best ways to prepare your roof for the winter is to perform a roof inspection in

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Categories: Blog, Roof

Eavestroughs are More Important Than You Think

SW Roofing is proud to offer 5” Seamless Eavestroughs to our customers! It’s an easy fact to forget, but having your eavestroughs done correctly is very important for keeping water away from your house and avoiding water damage.  Just think, when we get a heavy rainfall, where does the water go?  For homeowners with eavestroughs

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Leaking Roof? It’s Probably Your Flashing

What is flashing? Roof flashing seals and protects roof joints from water penetration. Flashing is even more important than the roofing product you use; it’s a technique that separates good roofers from poor roofers. Think of it like a snake’s scales or braided hair. Each piece is put over the next to make for a

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Roofing FAQs: You have questions, we have the answers

We meet homeowners every day in our line of work and we tend to run into the same questions. We thought it would be a great idea to help inform you about some things in the roofing industry that most people just don’t know. Please check out our Roofing FAQs below: What kind of underlayment

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What You Need to Know: Hail Damage and Insurance Claims

If you’ve had damage done to your roof, hail or otherwise, there are a few things that people don’t realize when it comes to making a claim. Let’s quickly cover some of the most common misconceptions people have about making insurance claims. 1. Don’t wait to make your claim. Contact your insurance provider immediately to

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2019 Outlook for SW Roofing

Hey guys, its Mitch from SW Roofing, and I’m here to share with you what’s new at SW for the upcoming roofing season!      First off, I would like to thank all of our great customers that we had in 2018. We had a lot of happy homeowners – something we strive for here

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Categories: Blog, Roof, Summer

How to Tell If Animals Are Living in Your Attic

During the winter, humans aren’t the only ones that want to spend their time indoors. Many animals will do everything they can to make their way into a residential home or attic. This can be not only bothersome for the homeowner, but it can affect the safety and cleanliness of the home. However, before one

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3 Ways to Prepare Your Roof for Winter

As the seasons change, so does the list of household chores. Of all the seasons, winter seems to come with the most maintenance. Everything needs to be constantly taken care of; from shovelling the driveway to checking the seals of doors and windows. However, there is one household task that is often overlooked by many

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